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Best of Nollywood Awards 2009: First Photos



Things continue to bubble in our nascent film industry, Nollywood as practitioners came out to honour their own in the inaugural edition of the ‘Best Of Nollywood’ Awards. Organised by Seun Oloketuyi, the publisher of the magazine by the same name, the event which took place this evening is to celebrate the achievements of those who have distinguished themselves in the industry in 2009.

Some categories of Awards and their nominees are;

Best Actor(English): Mike Ezuruonye, Ramsey Nouah, Yemi Blaq, Clem Ohaneze and Ricardo Agbor.

Best Actress(English): Ini Edo, Rita Dominic, Omotola Jalade,Bhaira McNwizu, Portia Yamaha.

Best Director: Izu Ojukwu, Daniel Ademinokan, Muyiwa Ademola.

Best Supporting Actress : Mercy Johnson, Omoni Oboli, Annie Macaulay, Mosun Filani, Toyin Alausa.

Revelation of the Year: Nse Ikpe-Etim, Kelechi Ohia, Lola Shokeye, Bisi Komolafe, Kehinde Bankole.

TV Personality of the Year: Mo Abudu, Frank Edoho, Denrele Edun.

Radio Personality of the Year: Tosyn Bucknor, Dan Foster, Freeze.

Movie of the Year: Distance Between, Omo Iya Kan, Reloaded, Cindy’s Notes, Okuta.

Information on the winners will be updated as soon as news gets in.

Denrele chats with Monalisa on the red carpet

Denrele chats with Monalisa Chinda on the red carpet

Omoni Oboli nominated for Best Supporting Actress

Omoni Oboli nominated for Best Supporting Actress

Denrele Edun - Nominated for TV Personality of the Year

Denrele Edun – Nominated for TV Personality of the Year

Doris Simeon - Nominated for Best Indegenous Actress

Doris Simeon – Nominated for Best Indegenous Actress

Omoni, Emem and Uduak - Emem's Reloaded was Nominated for Best movie of the year

Omoni, Emem and Uduak – Emem’s Reloaded was Nominated for Best movie of the year


  1. burramint

    December 7, 2009 at 8:17 am

    Doris Simeon is a great actress!! (yoruba movies) and she is sooo cute! love her simple look

  2. bukky

    December 7, 2009 at 11:57 am

    Mona’s hair is always a hot mess…
    never heard of omono…she is pretty

  3. ProudlyNaija

    December 7, 2009 at 1:34 pm

    Love the black dress with the bow. Abeg 9ija people wetin can drink dey do for red carpet na. And can someone please tell Denrele to stop this ‘Camden boy’ look 🙁

  4. Iya2

    December 7, 2009 at 3:50 pm

    Yeah Doris looks good. Very pretty and very simple and clean

  5. sweetie

    December 7, 2009 at 4:39 pm

    omono….mmmn, looking rily good and as for denrele… comment

  6. specialyankychic

    December 7, 2009 at 4:51 pm

    She’s a close pal but i completely agree with you.

  7. Oluwaseun

    December 7, 2009 at 8:42 pm

    monalisa, thank God for this pretty dress of urs. its better than the one’s u wore at your red-carpet outing

  8. Benzo

    December 7, 2009 at 9:14 pm

    Omoni, that dress is smashing!

  9. babylawyer

    December 7, 2009 at 10:12 pm

    Looks like Denrele has been watching America’s Next Top Model

  10. Bola #1

    December 8, 2009 at 6:07 am

    Omono is a great actress- classic, doesnt try too hard. Also Doris Simeon.
    im rooting for Mike Ezuronye (the guy correct), Rita Dominic,and Nse.

    Monalisa…. no comment…..

  11. ify

    December 8, 2009 at 4:19 pm

    derenle should not let dose lagos state guys arresting mad pple c him o. cos dem no go hear say na “style”. lol @ baby lawyer. i bet he thinks he’s striking it fierce.

  12. cuteasbee

    December 9, 2009 at 2:08 am

    lol at the can drink. I wouldn’t have noticed it if you hadn’t mentioned it.

  13. gbekun

    December 10, 2009 at 5:29 am

    na all the people wey attend be this? pls upload more bikozienu!

  14. Mizz Odus

    December 11, 2009 at 4:11 pm

    Omoni’s gown is just lovely and Monalisa needs to hit the gym like seriously. This is not a good look for her. smh.

  15. tbn

    December 12, 2009 at 12:25 am

    Denrele by looking at his picture alone, is an irritant, why does he always look like that? Bella pls upload more pics for us to see o jare, these are too few

  16. Marie

    July 16, 2010 at 9:55 am

    Derenle rooks weired

  17. jess lawson

    November 1, 2010 at 11:13 am

    monalisa needs a celeb serious make over.ah ah wat is with d hair do.

  18. victor olaniyi

    November 17, 2010 at 12:22 am

    denrele i really gbadun your style, u are too much, keep it up

  19. hhaawwaall opzy solanke

    December 3, 2010 at 5:59 pm

    they ar all cool an cute

  20. Chix

    January 14, 2011 at 4:07 pm

    … i wonda why media appreciate Korede wit his disastrous appearance? Plz, u guys shld do sumtin abt him now before he gets out of hand.

  21. Chix

    January 14, 2011 at 4:08 pm

    …sorry, i mean Derele.

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